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A queen chess piece next to a condom on a chess board with the diagonal statement in Spanish 'Queen takes control'; advertising the danger of AIDS. Colour lithograph by Ana Busto/Caterina Borelli, ca. 1994.
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Paris [137 boulevard Del. Magenta 75010 Paris](France) : Artis, [1994?] (France; Imprimé en France par Graficaza)
1 print : lithograph, printed in black/grey, red and white ; sheet 84.1 x 59.4 cm
¡Reina toma el contro! Imágenes contra el SIDA. Artis. Paris - France. Ana Busto/Caterina Borelli. En 1993, el 40% de los nuevos seropositivo adultos son mujeres (Harvard School of Public Health, 'AIDS in the world: redefining the pandemic'. Conference on AIDS Yokohama, 1994); 60% de las mujeres seropositivas se contagiaron con menos de 20 años (Dr M.H. Merson; Xth International Conference on AIDS ... ; Mujeres con SIDA mueren dos veces más rápido que los hombres (Pat Closer. VI & VII Internation Conference on AIDS, 1992).
Ana Busto is a multimedia artist, born in Bilbao, Spain, and currently lives in New York City; Caterina Borelli is a documentary filmmaker who has worked in all aspects of film, including writing, photographing, directing, producing and editing [extracts from http://montalvoarts.org ]
Image suggests gay 'queens' take control of their sexual life by using protection; a black knight piece has fallen over on the right
Includes quotes about HIV statistics from International Conferences on AIDS between 1992-4
Wellcome Library no. 676026i
Ana Busto/Caterina Borelli [photo/design] Artis 1994? Artis 12/05/2008 France UkLW Transcription from the item